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Fracking the Peace: Vancouver

Fracking the Peace: Vancouver

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The Cinematheque

1131 Howe Street

Vancouver, BC V6Z 2K8

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Fracking the Peace is a documentary featuring the people whose lives and environment have been changed by fracking in Northeastern B.C.

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Join us on Saturday, May 28th for a community screening of Fracking the Peace, a powerful new documentary telling the story of residents in Northeastern B.C. whose daily lives, homes, environment and health have been changed by fracking in the region. The event is free and open to all, but register quickly to save your seat as space is limited.

Please note that this will be an indoor event, and all current COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. Masks and proof of vaccination are highly encouraged.

What: Documentary screening + panel discussion and Q&A

When: Saturday, May 28th | 2-3:30pm PT (doors @ 1:30pm)

Where: The Cinematheque,1131 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2K8

Tickets: FREE, but register to save your spot (capacity is limited)

About the film:

Fracking the Peace follows community members living on Treaty 8 territory in Northeastern B.C. as they tell the story of how fracking has impacted their lives. Home to the majestic Peace River, this region has been ravaged by more than 25,000 fracking wells threatening livelihoods, physical and mental health, and the very water that sustains the life and spirit of these communities. Fracking in B.C. is currently responsible for the majority of B.C.’s methane emissions. Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas that is 86x more toxic for the atmosphere than CO2, and has been historically under-reported in B.C. Yet the fracking industry receives the single largest oil and gas subsidy from the B.C. government. Fracking the Peace paints a picture of how fracking development in B.C. has been allowed to skyrocket at the expense of the health and safety of watersheds, communities, and the rich agricultural landscape they call home.

Fracking the Peace was created by Desiree Wallace in partnership with Stand.earth

Are you unable to make the in-person event, or want to spread the word to friends and family outside of Vancouver? See the rest of our scheduled screenings here: https://www.stand.earth/Fracking-the-Peace-documentary

Note: All registrants will be added to Stand.earth's email list for communication purposes, though one can unsubscribe at any time.

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